Watertown’s calendar is packed with exciting events in 2022. Music, markets, fun runs, comedy shows, and more. This list continues to grow! Don’t miss a thing by following Watertown Tourism on Facebook.
APR 30: Live music by 52nd Street – The Music of Billy Joel. Sponsored by YES! Watertown. Turner Hall, 301 S. Fourth St. 8pm-11pm
MAY 1: Octagon House Season Opens.
May, September, October open Saturday and Sunday 12pm-3pm.
Weekdays by appointment
June, July, August Open daily 12pm-3pm Closed Tuesdays
919 Charles St.
MAY 3: Watertown Farmers Market Opens for Season
Open Tuesdays, May-October, 7am-noon
Riverside Park, 850 Labaree St.
MAY 7: 2nd Annual Whiskey and Wine Walk. Sample wine and whiskey at 15 various downtown Watertown locations.
MAY 14: Watertown Citywide Rummage. Hosted by the Watertown Daily Times. 8am-4pm
May 18: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is I Love America. Enjoy classic brats and Burgers with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr. 5pm-7pm
MAY 21: Charlie Berens Midwest Survival Tour. 7pm, Turner Hall, 301 S. Fourth St.
JUNE 15: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is Summer Fiesta. Enjoy tacos, tacos, and more tacos with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr., 5-7pm.
JUNE 18: Live Music of Cherry Pie at River Bend RV Resort. $20 tickets available the day of the event. Doors open at 7pm. W6940 Rubidell Rd.
JUNE 20: Music at the Museum. Outdoor concert series on the grounds of the Octagon House Museum, Harold and the Doby Effects (70’s and 80’s pop and motown). 919 Charles St., Watertown, 6:30-8pm.
JUNE 25: Tour Da Goose. Ride to support the Rock River Community Clinic for 12, 22, 42, 62, or 100 mile routes. Riverside Park, 850 Labaree St.
JUNE 25: Watertown Community Celebration and Vendor Fair. Children’s activities, and a HUGE vendor fair. Downtown Watertown, 9am-5pm
JULY 4: 4th of July Parade. Huge 130+ unit parade in historic downtown Watertown, 10am.
JULY 18: Music at the Museum. Outdoor concert series on the grounds of the Octagon House Museum, featuring Bruce A. Henry (smooth jazz and standards.) 919 Charles St., Watertown, 6:30-8pm.
JULY 21: Downtown Watertown Craft Beer Walk. Sample craft beers at various downtown locations.
AUG 4: Watertown Public Library’s Garden Tales Farmers Market Opens for the Season. 3-6pm, Watertown Public Library.
AUG 11-14: Watertown Riverfest. 4-day music festival featuring national acts. Music, food, carnival rides, midway games, huge craft fair, huge car show, roving acts, and more! Watertown, Riverside Park, 850 Labaree St.
AUG 17: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is Hawaiian Night. Enjoy a pork and corn roast with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport 5-7pm.
AUG 22: Music at the Museum. Outdoor concert series on the grounds of the Octagon House Museum. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 6:30-8pm.
AUG 20: Live Music of Jerrod Niemann at River Bend RV Resort. $20 tickets available the day of the event. W6940 Rubidell Rd., Watertown.
SEPT 8: 6th Annual Downtown Watertown Wine Walk. Enjoy white and red wine samples at various locations in downtown Watertown.
SEPT 11: Watertown Airport Community Day. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, static displays, airplane rides, demos, and more! Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr.
SEPT 17: Watertown Citywide Rummage. Hosted by the Watertown Daily Times. 8am-4pm, wdtimes.com.
SEPT 17: Watertown Donut Dash 5k. 5K run/walk and 1K youth run sponsored by the Watertown Police Department to raise awareness and assistance to people affected by domestic violence.
SEPT 18: Octagon House Ice Cream Social with 1st Brigade Band. Nationally recognized 1st Brigade Band will play Civil War era music on antique instruments. Enjoy ice cream and a variety of cakes. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 1:30-4pm.
SEPT 21: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is Tailgate Time. Enjoy tailgating and cornhole tournament with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr., 5-7pm.
SEPT 24: Music for Murals. Dance the night away with Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns, an 8 piece show band playing the best current and classic pop dance music. Turner Hall, 301 S. Fourth St.
OCT 15: 1st Brigade Band Harvest Ball. Watertown’s nationally renowned 1st Brigade Band plays live music on period antique brass instruments while guests dance to waltzes, polkas & reels of that era. Period dress encouraged. Turner Hall, 301 S 4th St., 7pm-10pm
OCT 29: Pumpkin Palooza. Fun for the whole family! Downtown Watertown business trick-or-treat, 1-3pm.
OCT 29: Watertown Citywide Trick-or-Treat. 4-7pm
NOV 18-20: Women’s Only Weekend. Store specials, SWAG bag filled with samples, coupons, and Ladies Loot. Saturday evening celebration with raffles and entertainment. Downtown Watertown.
NOV 20: Turner Hall Craft Fair. Two floors of fresh wreaths, hand-crafted décor, jewelry, and much more! Turner Hall, 301 S 4th St., 8am-3pm.
NOV 24: Run Turkey Run 5k. Start your Thanksgiving holiday with a scenic 5k run/walk and 1k kids fun run. Awards will be given to the top 3 male and females along with top 3 in each age division. Enjoy music before, during, and after the race.
NOV 26-27: Octagon House Annual Holiday Play. Four-scene play set in the historic Octagon House Museum. Performances every half hour. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 11am-3pm,
NOV 26: Christmas Parade of Lights. Enjoy an after-dark parade full of unique floats, bands, and lots and lots of lights! Downtown Watertown, 5:30pm.
DEC 1-18: Watertown Window Wonderland. Enjoy nine blocks of Watertown’s historic Main Street dressed in its holiday best. Vote for your favorite downtown window displays.
DEC 4: Watertown Holiday Parade of Homes. Tour 5-6 beautiful Watertown homes dressed in their holiday best. 1-5pm.